Comments for: Monroe a hot spot for hops

Posted July 15, 2012, at 11:52 a.m.

MONROE | When people drive by Elm Hill Farm on Back Brooks Road in Monroe, many of them stop to gawk at the acre of thick, green vines growing on trellises that stretch toward the sky. Some ask what Arthur Lewis is growing there. The most common guess is …

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  • Anonymous

    I just drove by, the hops up on Elm Hill look great. The TLC is likely important as the ones across the street look neglected.

    Waldo Cty is a great place.

  • db


  • Anonymous

    Hops not only impart that “beer flavor” but provide purification.  Hops in beer was partially responsible for beer being one of the “safe” beverages in Middle Ages and the Renaissance.  Good to see that there’s local production.

  • Great article. Hops picking party = so much fun!! :) 

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